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Since the last Windows update (2013/11/12), this doesn't work anymore on Windows 7 64bit:

Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Folder\shell\cmd]
@="Open cmd here"
"icon"=hex(2):25,00,43,00,6f,00,6d,00,53,00,70,00,65,00,63,00,25,00,2c,00,30,\
  00,00,00

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Folder\shell\cmd\command]
@=hex(2):25,00,43,00,6f,00,6d,00,53,00,70,00,65,00,63,00,25,00,20,00,20,00,2f,\
  00,6b,00,20,00,70,00,75,00,73,00,68,00,64,00,20,00,22,00,25,00,31,00,22,00,\
  00,00

Any idea why?

The two REG_EXPAND_SZ are:

%ComSpec%,0

and

%ComSpec%  /k pushd "%1"

The icon doesn't show any more, the "open cmd here" text is replaced by "cmd" in the right-click menu, and when clicked, Windows complains that no program is associated with this task.

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Works ok here. What do you get when you open a cmd and type set comspec? –  Rik Sep 13 '13 at 7:35
    
It should point to a valid cmd.exe (like ComSpec=C:\Windows\system32\cmd.exe). –  Rik Sep 13 '13 at 7:35
    
The comspec is valid, and today it works. –  John Doe Sep 14 '13 at 5:40
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